Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
What's Wrong With “X Is Dead” — Technologies die violent deaths less often than we think. — This is the basic problem with the Chris Anderson-anchored Wired cover story, “The Web is Dead.” If you think about technology as a series of waves, each displacing the last …
Discussion: PC World, TechCrunch, @vanelsas, Podcasting News, Bits, Techdirt, Poynter Online, GigaOM, Infocult and Wired, more at Techmeme »
John P. Mello Jr / PC World: The Web Is Dead. Who Cares?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: When Wrong, Call Yourself Prescient Instead
Alexander van Elsas / @vanelsas: The Wired website will soon be “no longer needed”
James Lewin / Podcasting News: Wired Figures Out How To Lie With Statistics, Or PODCASTING KILLED THE WEB!!!!
Nick Bilton / Bits: Is the Web Dying? It Doesn't Look That Way
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Wired: The Web is dead
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM: The Web Isn't Dead; It's Just Continuing to Evolve
Bryan Alexander / Infocult: Killing the Web — The Web is dead, proclaims this Wired article.
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Wired Says ‘The Web is Dead’ — On Its Increasingly Profitable Website
Wired Says ‘The Web is Dead’ — On Its Increasingly Profitable Website
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: The Tragic Death of Practically Everything
Dylan Stableford / The Wrap: Wired Declares ‘The Web is Dead’; The Web Responds
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: ‘Wired’ Puts Web On Death Watch
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: Is the web really dead? — Influential technology magazine Wired …
Tim Edwards / The First Post: Web hits back at Wired's ‘Web is dead’ issue
Chris Anderson / Wired: The Web Is Dead? A Debate
Mitch Speers / eMedia Vitals: The web is dead, long live the internet
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Wired's last schtick is dead. Long live....
Jason Kottke / kottke.org: The web's symbiotic link to Brett Favre's career
Nate Freeman / New York Observer: Wired's ‘The Web Is Dead’ Argument Is Probably Stronger on an iPad
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo: The iPhone Killed the Open Web, Again
Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Google TV Is a Tough Sell Among Would-Be Partners — Google Inc. is launching a campaign to line up TV networks' support for its new Google TV software, but many remain reluctant to partner with a service that encroaches on their turf. — The service will allow people to watch and search cable …
Jonny Evans / Jonny Evans's blog: Networks resist Google TV as Apple switches on
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Report: Google TV struggling to find partners
Eliot Van Buskirk / Epicenter: Networks Proving A Tough Sell For Google TV (Surprise!)
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google having trouble landing the big fish for GoogleTV?
John Biggs / TechCrunch: Google Having Trouble Convincing Broadcasters to Hop On Board the Google TV Train
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Hollywood Deathly Afraid Of Google TV's Potential To Upend Television Business
Jessica Guynn / Los Angeles Times: Google TV undergoes a trial by partisans
Howard Kurtz / Washington Post:
News Corp. defends $1 million donation to Republican Governors Association — Rupert Murdoch, who has never been shy about making his political views known, has voted with his sizable checkbook. — Murdoch's News Corp. has made a $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association …
Philip Bump / Mediaite: News Corp. Enters Into Politics - Explicitly, This Time
Marty / Chickaboomer: Dems' Fault Line
Dawn Osakue / Editors Weblog: Media Links of the Day — Who is to blame for the decline of the World Wide Web?
Celeste Katz / The Daily Politics: Wake Up Call
Michael Calderone / Yahoo! News:
Murdoch's News Corp. gives $1 mil. to Republican govs
Murdoch's News Corp. gives $1 mil. to Republican govs
Keach Hagey / The Politico: Fox parent's donation causes stir
Alex Weprin / TVNewser: Where Do Media Companies Give Their PAC Money?
The Week / Most Recent Home Page Posts from THE WEEK: News Corp.'s $1 million Republican donation: Fair and balanced?
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder: News Corp. Donates $1 Million to G.O.P. Governors
Erina Lin / Shaping the Future of the Newspaper Blog: U.S. newspaper group spent $290,000 lobbying in 2Q
Ewen MacAskill / Guardian: Murdoch donates $1m to Republicans
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
Auton on the go at Time Inc. — Shakeups are already underway at Time Inc. in advance of Ann Moore's exit and Jack Griffin's arrival from Meredith as the new CEO. — Sylvia Auton, executive vice president in charge of Time Inc.'s Lifestyle Group, which includes Real Simple and Southern Living …
Discussion: MinOnline, Romenesko, Media Week, The Wire and On Media's Blog
Steve Cohn / MinOnline: Time Inc.'s Auton Moving Back to London
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Newsmax to put more journalists in NY, Washington
Keach Hagey / On Media's Blog: Newsmax's $2 million expansion
Lee Margulies / Los Angeles Times:
Dr. Laura to leave radio amid N-word controversy — Schlessinger, under fire since using a racial slur on her radio show, won't renew her contract. ‘I want my 1st Amendment rights back,’ she says, citing threats. — “I want my 1st Amendment rights back, which I can't have on radio without …
Anahad O'Connor / Media Decoder: Dr. Laura Schlessinger to End Radio Show
William Yelles / The Wrap: Dr. Laura Ending Radio Show After N-Word Scandal
Media Matters / Media Matters for America: LA Times , CBSNews.com, NY Times cover Schlessinger's disgraceful end …
Leon Neyfakh / New York Observer:
OK, Cupid! Baby Angel Alexis Ohanian Comes to New York — There's a new angel in town! 27-year-old Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news aggregation site Reddit.com, is moving to Brooklyn, and he's looking to expand his investment portfolio of early stage start-ups.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee:
Verizon to Put Live TV on the iPad — Verizon unveiled a series of new video applications today, including an upcoming iPad app that will allow FiOS subscribers to watch the same linear programming that is available on their TV screens on their tablet devices.
Discussion: Engadget and VentureBeat, more at Techmeme »
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Verizon will stream live FiOS TV, video on-demand plus your videos …
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Verizon to bring live TV to iPad, video-on-demand to PCs and mobile devices
Joe Pompeo / The Business Insider:
Fareed Zakaria Is Leaving Newsweek — We hear that Fareed Zakaria, arguably the biggest name on Newsweek's masthead, has decided to leave the magazine at the end of September. The news was announced to the magazine's sales team yesterday, a source told us. — Newsweek did not immediately return calls and emails for comment.
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Exclusive: BermanBraun Strikes Big Ad Deal with Starcom — In an interesting move for premium online content, Hollywood's BermanBraun has signed an advertising deal with Starcom MediaVest Group, the media agency unit of advertising giant Publicis Groupe, sources said.
Discussion: MediaPost, paidContent and New York Times
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Starcom-BermanBraun Invests $100 MM In Ad Dollars In Web …
David Kaplan / paidContent: BermanBraun, Starcom Enter Branded Entertainment Deal Worth $100 Million
Brooks Barnes / New York Times: BermanBraun and Starcom to Work Together
Andrew Wallenstein / Hollywood Reporter:
EXCLUSIVE: People magazine iPad app delayed by paparazzi — Photo agencies want payment for photos used with new app — The publishing world's headlong rush to Apple's iPad has hit a big hitch. — More than a dozen of the photo agencies that supply celebrity snapshots from the paparazzi …
Discussion: Poynter Online
Gina Lovett / New Media Age:
News of the World paywall planned for October launch — News International is to put News of the World content behind a paywall by October, with The Sun to follow. — This content is only accessible to subscribers of new media age. Sign in below if you already subscribe to new media age or subscribe now for unrestricted access
Discussion: Guardian and paidContent:UK
Roy Greenslade / Guardian: Why readers will shun the News of the World website
Robert Andrews / paidContent:UK: Murdoch's News Of The World Paid Online By October?
Gillian Reagan / Capital New York:
The education of 'Mosque'-tweeter Oz Sultan — Photo by Brian Solis. — “I'm sorry, I've been fasting and it has been a very long day,” Sultan said. — It began when Sultan, the social media consultant hired to help Park51, the Islamic cultural center planned for lower Manhattan …
Discussion: Gawker, Silicon Alley Insider and New York Magazine
Joe Pompeo / Silicon Alley Insider: Meet The Guy Behind The “Ground Zero Mosque's” Explosive Twitter Feed
Nitasha Tiku / New York Magazine: Is the Ground Zero Mosque Moving?
Hot, censoring atheists: Google's insight into what punters think about pollies and journos — One of the charms of Google is autocomplete, where it takes a punt on what you're going to ask, based on what the rest of the world has been wondering previously.
Matt Kinsman / Folio:
Digital Media Deals Up 68 Percent in First Half 2010 — However, individual valuations decline, according to Peachtree Media Advisors. — The number of digital media deals exploded in the first half of 2010, up 68 percent to 564 while overall value for those deals jumped 117 percent to $9 billion …
Jon Friedman / MarketWatch:
Brian Williams on Katrina, being No. 1 and Couric — Commentary: The NBC anchor is at the top of his game — This is the first of a two-part series about NBC News anchor Brian Williams. — NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Say this about Brian Williams, the anchor of NBC's No. 1-rated “Nightly News” program.
Discussion: Speakeasy and The Huffington Post
E.B. Boyd / WebNewser:
5 Questions with John Byrne of BusinessWeek, Fast Company, and Now, C-Change Media — Last week, former BusinessWeek and Fast Company editor John Byrne's new company, C-Change Media, launched the first site in a network he says will become “the Huffington Post of business.”
Christine Lagorio / Inc.com: The Entrepreneur's New Clothes — Each day, Inc.'s reporters scour …
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Improving EMI Says Digital Music Is Over-Inflated, Too Reliant On iTunes — EMI again isn't detailing how much money it's making from digital in latest earnings, but it is saying estimates for digital growth were too high and labels must ween themselves off iTunes Store...
Alex Williams / New York Times:
Up Close: A Founder of Vice Magazine Branches Out — SHANE SMITH, a founder of Vice, the streetwise, testosterone-fueled culture and fashion magazine, still chugs canned American beer. He still listens to Bad Brains. And he still favors tattered Vans skateboard shoes and black T-shirts.
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Gray, the Reporter, Often Becomes the Story — Two incidents in the past six weeks are serving to mold the public's jaded view of the reporter Jim Gray. — When he interviewed LeBron James for ESPN last month, he needlessly stretched the night's suspense for six minutes before asking …
Discussion: Romenesko, Washington Post and The Big Lead
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Gray violated a cardinal rule learned in Journalism 101
Leonard Shapiro / Washington Post: Jim Gray handles Corey Pavin situation well on the air, but not off the air
Ron Mwangaguhunga / eMedia Vitals blogs:
Gawker's media image-driven redesign — Gawker Media sites are in the beta version of a significant redesign. Each redesign in beta — which at present only involves Gawker and Jalopnik — features a prominent headline over a single, dominant image while directly underneath lie three less prominent stories and a menu to the side.
James Flood / NYConvergence: Seeing the Bigger Picture at Gawker
Ken Doctor / Newsonomics:
Nine Questions on Patch's New Push: National Hyperlocal?, SEO Sauces, and the Case of the Besieged Florist — It's Patch day in the news news world, as AOL formally announces the expansion of its network of local sites. It's really a ratification of what we've been hearing …
Discussion: Editors Weblog, MarketWatch, Local Media Watch, New Jersey Online, Romenesko, Seeking Alpha, Forbes and NPR
Dawn Osakue / Editors Weblog: Patch takes hyperlocal large scale
Peter Krasilovsky / Local Media Watch: AOL's Patch Gives a Progress Report; The Implications for Hyperlocal
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Patch aims to be in 500 communities by year's end
Ken Doctor / Seeking Alpha: Can Aol's Patch Make Hyperlocal National?
Quentin Hardy / Forbes: AOL's Plan To Own Your Neighborhood
Tamara Keith / NPR: AOL Aims High With Hyperlocal Journalism Project
Edmund Lee / AdAge: Patch and Pro-Am Media by the Numbers